Re: VIA's Southbridge bug: Latest (pseudo-)patch
Alan Cox (email@example.com)
Sun, 20 May 2001 20:40:13 +0100 (BST)
> > If it had been a manufacturer in most respectable areas of business they'd be
> > recalling and reissuing components, and paying for the end resllers to notify
> > each customer
> This is consumer hardware. Consumer products are optimized for a
> good buzzword count per $ ratio. Everything else is secondary.
Its what I would describe as lack of enforcement by trading standards bodies,
and I suspect what the US would call 'insufficient class action lawsuits'
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